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Wed May 13, 2015 10:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1524: "Dimensions"
Replies: 79
Views: 15354

Re: 1524: "Dimensions"

Why am I getting deja vu reading the comic? I feel like I've seen one of the concepts before, like time travel or something. I have definitely read or heard this text before, and I can't remember where. It's driving me sufficiently nuts that I dusted off this forum account in the hopes of someone p...
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Fri Mar 02, 2007 9:04 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Heroes
Replies: 331
Views: 45118

The latest episode is one of the best 45 minutes of Sci-Fi I've seen in a very long time. I have high hopes for the season finale.
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Fri Aug 04, 2006 7:21 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Weighing Marbles
Replies: 48
Views: 44237

I'm almost positive that there is a set - probably many sets - of three weighings that you can do, then sit down afterwards with the result and figure out which marble is odd, and whether it is heavier or lighter. My logic is that for three sets of weighings, there are 27 out comes - each weighing c...
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Sun Jul 30, 2006 11:37 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How should I remember the string xkcd
Replies: 44
Views: 20768

eXcellent sticK Comics Drawn?
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Mon Jul 24, 2006 6:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0052: "Secret Worlds"
Replies: 29
Views: 8409

Up and to the left of 'Everyone has a secret world inside of them' is close (two blue / grey circles)
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Mon Jul 10, 2006 7:52 pm UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: Would you kindly share your webcomic reading list?
Replies: 377
Views: 161913

Frazz. Everyone should read it by law.
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Sat Jul 08, 2006 8:52 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Another hats puzzle
Replies: 32
Views: 20295

Re: Another hats puzzle

They are to be lined up facing in the same direction, such that each prisoner can only see those other prisoners in front of him. Does this mean that each prisoner can see every person in front of them and their hats? As in, the prisoner in the front of the line cannot see anybody and the second pr...
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Wed Jul 05, 2006 7:24 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Another hats puzzle
Replies: 32
Views: 20295

Penguin wrote:I'm pretty sure that I heard this on NPR's "Car Talk" a long time ago.

If I recall correctly, (not posting the entire solution so as not to spoil it), it has to do with odd/even numbers, yes?


Yeah, that's the solution that I have.
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Tue Jul 04, 2006 7:13 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Another hats puzzle
Replies: 32
Views: 20295

Can I post what I think the solution is? I think I save all but one of the prisoners, but I don't want to spoil it for others...
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Tue Jul 04, 2006 10:51 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRODUCTIONS THREAD
Replies: 3985
Views: 696644

19/m/UK

Just finished my first year doing Natural Sciences at Cambridge. Doing Physics next year.

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